The Vineyard by María Dueñas
Spanish author María Dueñas discusses her latest book, in conversation with hispanist James D. Fernàndez.
The work touches on glories and mishaps, a silver mine, family secrets, vineyards, wineries and a quaint town whose glory days have passed away. This is a story of facing adversity with courage and changing destiny through the power of passion.
About María Dueñas
María Dueñas holds a Ph.D. in English Studies. She has given lectures at various universities across Europe and the United States and has participated in numerous educational, cultural and editorial projects. After two decades dedicated to academics, she broke onto the literary scene in 2009 with the publication of the New York Times bestselling novel entitled The Time in Between, followed by The Heart Has Its Reasons in 2012. Both novels have become international bestsellers and have been translated into 35 languages. The television adaptation of The Time in Between earned critical and international acclaim. The Vineyard is her third novel.
The talk will take place in English with simultaneous Spanish translation.